Lots of points, lots of dunks, not a lot of All-Star defense

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear them from his spot on the Western Conference bench.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS , AP Basketball Writer

Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes

BOSTON (AP) — Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations.

  • Written by COLLIN BINKLEY , Associated Press